Prof. Olivier Blanchard
An economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he was chief economist at the IMF and is a sought-after commentator on monetary and economic policy issues.
As CEO of the Swedish pension fund AP7, responsible for pension assets worth around EUR 90 billion. Previously central bank director and financial analyst.
Prof. Dr. Katharina Hölzle
Director of the Institute for Human Factors and Technology Management IAT at the University of Stuttgart and Fraunhofer IAO. Until June 2022 Deputy Chair of the Expert Commission for Research and Innovation (EFI).
Ambassador (RET.) Wolfgang Ischinger
2008 to 2022 Chairman of the Munich Security Conference Until 2014 also Global Head of Government Relations of Allianz SE.
Prof. Sabina Jeschke
Professor at RWTH Aachen University, specializing in complex IT systems and robotics; until 2021 Member of the Board of Management for Digitalization and Technology, Deutsche Bahn AG.
Federal Minister of Finance, Member of the German Bundestag and Federal Chairman of the FDP
Dr. Martin Lück
Head of Capital Markets Strategy for Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Eastern Europe at BlackRock. Responsible there for macroeconomic research and investment views.
Dr. Christian Rouette
As Managing Director, responsible for the management and development of the Henkel Family Office.
CEO of VARTA. The company produces lithium-ion cells, household batteries and energy storage systems, among other things.
Dr. Theodor Weimer
Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse AG since 2018. Previously held (board) positions in various banks and management consultancies.
Presenter and editor at n-tv since 2001. Known for her various stock market programs and her live broadcasts from the Frankfurt trading floor.
Dr. Melinda Crane
Sought-after political commentator. Analyzes American and transatlantic politics, among other things, for various German radio and television stations.